Course: Language Learning and Acquisition

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Course title Language Learning and Acquisition
Course code KAJ/4275
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Haase Christoph, Dr. Ph.D., M.A.
  • Šteklová Kateřina, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The subject is a follow-up subject of Current trends in linguistics. It expands students´ knowledge of linguistic issues and modern linguistic research.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
This class familiarizes students with the principles of first and second language acquisition.
The student should be able to process and understand the original texts.
Prerequisites
Expected is solid knowledge of the previous linguistics classes.

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
Active approach and cooperation in class.
Recommended literature
  • Blom, E. et al. Auxiliaries in First and Second Language Acquisition. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2013.
  • Cook, V. (Ed.). The effects of the second language on the first. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, 2003.
  • Friederici, A. (Ed.). Early language development. Bridging brain and behavior.. Amsterdam: Benjamins., 2008.
  • Guijarro-Fuentes, P. (Ed.). First language acquisition of morphology and syntax. Amsterdam: Benjamins., 2008.
  • Herschensohn, J. (Ed.). The Cambridge handbook of second language acquisition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.
  • Hoff, E. Blackwell handbook of language development. Malden, 2009.
  • Jordens, P. Language aquisistion and the functional category system. Berlin, 2012.
  • Meisel, J. First and second language acquisition ; parallels and differences. Cambridge, 2011.
  • Tallerman, M. The Oxford handbook of language evolution. Oxford, 2012.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): English language and literature at the 2nd stage of primary schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): English Language and Literature for the 2nd Stage of Primary Schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): English Language and Literature at the 2nd Stage of Primary Schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer